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# Frequency if adjacent cell not blank

Posted on 2011-09-13
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I need to get the number of unique "thk" values if the "count" value is not blank.  In the example below I am expecting a return value of 3.  How can I do this?

thk      count
0.118      1
0.118      2
0.118
0.394      2
0.394
0.236
0.5
0.25      2
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Question by:munch007
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One way is to use this formula

=SUM(IF(FREQUENCY(IF(B2:B10<>"",IF(A2:A10<>"",MATCH(A2:A10,A2:A10,0))),ROW(A2:A10)-ROW(A2)+1),1))

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regards, barry
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sorry, attachement not attached - here it is

barry
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